Kosmos Energy has operated in the nation of São Tomé and Príncipe, comprised of two islands off Africa’s west coast, since 2015. One of our social investment programs there is devoted to protecting vulnerable sea turtles on the island of Príncipe.
For this project, Kosmos partnered with Fundação Príncipe (FP), a Príncipe-based organization devoted to environmental conservation. FP aims to protect biodiversity by improving the conservation status of the three species of sea turtles that nest on Príncipe and making the island safe for another two species inhabit the island waters.
The partnership has made progress in several areas, including:
As FP’s Executive Director Estrela Matilde said, Kosmos is a partner “with whom we share our passion and love of this work, the islands, and the turtles.”